Get Out! Earth Day Edition
Earth Day activities in and around Brookline. Repeat of the Earth Day edition of the Get Out column.
Earth Day is tomorrow, April 22. If you're still looking to get in on the action, check out some of these Earth-friendly parties running today, tomorrow and Saturday. [This is a re-run of a piece which published over the weekend.]
When/Where: State House, Thursday April 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why: Come to hear about the importance of state funding for green space programs while enjoying free snacks. The State House hosts an afternoon of learning with various Massachusetts environmental groups.
How Much: Free
When/Where: Fourth Wall Project, Thursday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Why: Recycle some old clothes you don't wear anymore and get some new clothes out of the deal. Drop off the clothes early, stay for a mixer and reception, and at 8:30, get ready to swap. Last call starts at 10 p.m.
How Much: $20 at the door, $15 online
When/Where: Rose Kennedy Fitzgerald Greenway, Friday at noon.
Why: The River 92.5, independent, solar-powered radio, hosts a concert featuring Bodeans, Colin Hay and Entrain. The greenway will be filled with a number of other activities like green-themed arts and crafts.
How Much: Free
When/Where: Emmanuel Church, Friday at 7 p.m.
Why: Three violinists come together from all over the world to perform in a concert in support of 350.org. Join Tara Bangalore, Beth Bahia Cohen’s and Mimi Rabson in a blend of musical stylings from all over the planet.
How Much: $20, $15 for students and seniors.
When/Where: The Allerton Overlook, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why: Spend the day helping the planet in your backyard. Help groom Olmsted Park after the long winter, tools will be provided. The clean-up is sponsored by High Street Hill Association's Friends of Leverett Pond in cooperation with Brookline GreenSpace Alliance and the Town of Brookline Division of Parks and Open Space.
How Much: Free, and you get a Friends of Leverett Pond t-shirt!